The Honourable David MacDonald to lead discussions
Join the Honourable David MacDonald as he leads discussions on topics around the theme of Now That’s a Really Great Question,“Can Mother Earth and her peoples survive and thrive in the Anthropocene?”
These UPEI breakfast seminars will be held Tuesday mornings from 8–10 am until August 22 at 618 University Avenue, Charlottetown. The series is sponsored by the UPEI Climate Research Lab.
“David MacDonald has a prestigious history of working on the important issues that shape not only Prince Edward Island and the country of Canada, but also the world,” said Dr. Adam Fenech, director of the Climate Research Lab. “His detailed knowledge of the economic, social, and ecological sustainability of Prince Edward Island is unparalleled, and this series allows us all to learn from it.”
Each seminar will have a different topic: (July 18) How can we create a Habitable, Thriving and Just Future?; (July 25) Who’s Speaking, Who’s Listening, Who Cares? Why is the Medium really the Message?; (August 1) Is Capitalism over? What are Healthy Models for a Caring Economy?; (August 8) Why does our culture depend on Violence? If we love this Planet, can we Live in an age of Mass Destruction?; (August 15) Why Racism? Its Roots and Branches—‘The African Condition’ meets ‘Black Lives Matter’; (August 22) Is Reconciliation possible? Why do we need to ‘Unsettle the Settler’?.